NEW YORK (AP) 02/15 — A police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in her New York apartment in 2016 after she brandished scissors and a bat was acquitted by a judge Thursday.Read more »
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 02/13 — Baltimore’s latest police corruption saga could be tough to sell as a TV crime drama, short on heroes and too extreme to attract loyal viewers.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 02/10 — A man in the United States illegally was convicted Friday of killing two Northern California deputies in a case that helped fuel the national immigration debate.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 02/09 — Jurors started deliberating Thursday in a case involving one of the worst U.S. police corruption scandals in recent memory after hearing nearly three weeks of testimony from drug dealers,
BALTIMORE (AP) 02/03 — Baltimore’s new police commissioner has downplayed concerns that there might be rampant corruption in the city’s police force despite testimony in a criminal trial against Gun Trace Task Force members.Read more »
By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/03 — Former FBI Director James Comey scorned the memo that was released by House Republicans after being declassified Friday by President Donald Trump,
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/31 — An indicted ex-detective broke down in tears in a Baltimore courtroom while testifying about a car wreck he said was set in motion by a corrupt police unit initiating a chase despite a policy against high-speed pursuits.
By MATT O’BRIEN and DAKE KANG, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 01/31 — The centuries-old process of releasing defendants on bail, long the province of judicial discretion,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 01/26 — A Massachusetts man who spent more than three decades in prison for a rape he says he didn’t commit has filed a federal lawsuit accusing law enforcement officials of conspiring to frame him by planting phony evidence and coercing false statements that were used against him.
By DAVID EGGERT and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) 01/25 — The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation’s top gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison by a judge who proudly told him,
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) 01/25 — After Larry Nassar offered a brief apology to the women and girls that he molested,Read more »
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 01/23 — Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke did not violate a man’s free speech with taunting Facebook posts after detaining him at an airport last year for shaking his head at Clarke while boarding a flight,
By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/21 — Bob Meyers doesn’t want partial justice for his brother. He wants full justice.
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) 01/22 — A man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing a Tennessee nursing student could plead guilty in the case.
By MARI YAMAGUCHI and KEN MORITSUGU, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 01/22 — More than two decades after poison gas attacks in Tokyo’s subways killed 13,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 01/17 — A suspect standing trial in the slayings of two Northern California deputies was briefly removed from a courtroom Wednesday after his latest outburst threatening jurors and police.Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/18 — A jury in Florida took just 20 minutes to find an officer who threatened to send nude photos of his former girlfriend to their colleagues on their police force guilty of extortion.Read more »
DETROIT (AP) 01/15 — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed one charge against two doctors in connection with a female genital mutilation case.
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) 01/13 — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the “Mississippi Burning”
SEATTLE (AP) 01/12 — A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict against police in a small Washington state city who shot and killed an unarmed black man,Read more »